All of the titles below link to thematic research sections addressing asylum. Each section will open as a PDF and contains a written introduction with approximately 8-12 open-access and multi-media resources (books, articles, videos, podcasts, etc.).
What Is It Like To Go To School at the US-Mexico Border? An Introduction for Young Adults Interested in Border Studies
This section introduces young adults to what it is like to go to school at the US-Mexico border using videos, articles, books, and guided discussion questions.
Challenges of German Bureaucracy for Syrian Refugees
This section focuses on the experiences of forcibly displaced Syrians who now compose a majority of recent asylum seekers in Germany along with the bureaucratic challenges they face.
On Forced Migration, International Policy, and Existing Outside of the Law
This section aims to interrogate the problematic nature of current international migration laws and to understand (but not justify) the seeming ‘need’ to exclude certain individuals by looking at Giorgio Agamben’s theories of homo sacer and the state of exception.